Doctoral Dissertation Grant Recipients (Fahs-Beck Scholars)

With over 325 Fahs-Beck Scholars in our alumni ranks, we continue to contribute to the advancement of the social sciences.

2015

Allison E. Thompson

University of Pennsylvania • School of Social Policy and Practice

Angela Ruffin

University of Pennsylvania • School of Social Policy and Practice

Casadi “Khaki” Marino

School of Social Work • Portland State University

Cayce Hughes

Sociology • The University of Chicago

Charity Anderson

School of Social Service Administration • The University of Chicago

Heather Kugelmass

Sociology • Princeton University

Jeffrey Sharlein

University of Pennsylvania • School of Social Policy and Practice

Kaitlin M. Flannery

University of Connecticut • Department of Psychological Sciences

Rachel J. Voth Schrag

Brown School of Social Work • Washington University in St. Louis

Samantha Brown

Graduate School of Social Work • University of Denver

Theresa Anasti

School of Social Service Administration • The University of Chicago

Vincent Fusaro

School of Social Work • University of Michigan

2014

Amy Turnbull Khare

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Erin Bergner

Department of Sociology • Vanderbilt University

Guy Feldman

Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research • Bryn Mawr College

Kalli B. Decker

Department of Human Development and Family Studies • Michigan State University

Meghan McCormick

New York University

Rebecca Alper

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders • University of Iowa

Sarah Klevan

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development • New York University

Shawn Jones

Department of Psychology • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Soonok An

School of Social Work • University of Georgia

Virginia Ramseyer Winter

School of Social Welfare • The University of Kansas

2013

Byron Powell

Brown School of Social Work • Washington University

Colleen Henry

School of Social Welfare • University of California, Berkeley

Jordan Silberman

Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology • University of Rochester

Kyla Thomas

Sociology • Princeton University

Patricia Yu

Social Work • Boston College

Yanajaha Kafi Moragne-Patterson

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

2012

Alana Gunn

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Aubrey Rodriguez

Department of Psychology • University of Southern California

Bincy Wilson

School of Social Work • University at Buffalo

Caitlin Smith

Psychology • University of Southern California

Catherine Elizabeth Burnette

School of Social Work • University of Iowa

Dana Davis

Center for Social Work Education • Widener University

Elizabeth L. Noll

School of Social Policy and Practice • University of Pennsylvania

Emily Adlin Bosk

School of Social Work • University of Michigan

Erika R. Cheng

Population Health Science • University of Wisconsin – Madison

Florian Sichling

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Kristen D. Seay

School of Social Work • Washington University in St. Louis

Kristi L. Law

School of Social Work • University of Iowa

Lynn Michalopoulos

School of Social Work • University of Maryland

Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez

Sociology & Gerontology • Miami University of Ohio

Monique Pappadis

Graduate College of Social Work • University of Houston

Sarah Davis Redman

School of Public Health • University of Illinois, Chicago

Vanessa Vorhies

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

2011

Andy Brake

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Brian L. Kelly

College of Social Work • University of Illinois at Chicago

Charu Stokes

School of Social Work • Boston College

Christine E. Greer

School of Social Work • New York University

Doriane D. Besson

Counseling Psychology • University of Wisconsin – Madison

Elizabeth Horevitz

School of Social Welfare • University of California at Berkeley

Greg Townley

Clinical-Community Psychology • University of South Carolina

Hyun Jee Kim

School of Social Work (joint with Economics) • University of Michigan

Jacob Lesniewski

School of Social Service Administration • University of Chicago

Karen J. Ishler

Applied Social Science • Case Western Reserve

Melinda Kavanaugh

Social Work • University of Wisconsin – Madison

Naomi Sugie

Sociology – Population Research • Princeton University

Paul Sterzing

School of Social Work • Washington University in St. Louis

Rachana Sikka

School of Public Health • Johns Hopkins University

Sara Kimberlin

School of Social Welfare • University of California at Berkeley

Sarah Carter Narendorf

School of Social Work • Washington University in St. Louis